Courtesy of Besa Pinchotti (WASHINGTON) — As the nation nears another government shutdown, military families face an uncertain financial future where they may not receive a paycheck unless a spending deal passes in time. Besa Pinchotti is chief executive officer of the National Military Family Association. Her husband, Dave, isRead More →

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Republicans on Thursday will hold the first public hearing in their impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. The hearing before the House Oversight Committee will start at 10 a.m. ET and will feature four witnesses, three called by Republicans. Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., said theRead More →

Sean Rayford/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A district judge has denied former President Donald Trump’s effort to have her recuse herself from presiding over his federal election interference case. Washington, D.C., District Judge Tanya Chutkan rejected the argument from Trump’s legal team regarding statements she made during her sentencing of pro-Trump riotersRead More →

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images (BATON ROUGE, La.) — A Baton Rouge police deputy chief was placed on leave a week after his son, an officer with the department, was arrested for allegedly tasing and handcuffing a suspect, according to a source familiar with the situation. Troy Lawrence Sr. was placed on administrativeRead More →

EcoMap (BALTIMORE) — A convict accused of murdering a Baltimore tech CEO has also been linked to an attempted murder, arson and rape that occurred last week, police said, as a manhunt for the suspect continues. Jason Dean Billingsley, 32, of Baltimore, is wanted for first-degree murder, assault, reckless endangerment andRead More →

Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Sen. Bob Menendez is expected to address his fellow Democratic senators behind closed doors Thursday with over half of them calling on him to resign. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who on Wednesday stopped short of calling for Menendez’s resignation after he pleaded not guiltyRead More →

Siri Stafford/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A government shutdown would worsen the FAA’s ongoing air traffic control shortage — eventually resulting in potential travel disruptions. Approximately 1,000 air traffic controllers would be furloughed next week if Congress can’t reach a deal, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Wednesday. The shutdown also would forceRead More →

Ryan McGinnis/Getty Images (CAPE MAY, N.J.) — For nearly 50 years, America’s herring fishermen have been required to take federal monitors on their boats when they set out into the North Atlantic. Aboard cramped private trawlers, the monitors record the health of fish and of the sea. But now there’sRead More →